“Happiness is not exuberant or boisterous, like pleasure or cheerfulness. It is silent, peaceful, and sweet. It is an intimate state of satisfaction that begins with loving oneself.”
We will start from some general concepts and then deepen some daily examples of inspiration.
Starting over with yourself
The main point of taking care of yourself is to start taking care of yourself again and putting yourself first. It does not mean becoming self-centered and selfish and not paying attention to others, but it simply means putting the priorities of your life back in order.
Learn to love yourself
Loving yourself is a fundamental step in taking care of yourself. But loving yourself does not mean giving yourself everything without rules or trampling on others.
Loving yourself means understanding what makes us feel good and respecting ourselves and others.
It is essential to value ourselves and know if the events and affections surrounding us bring added value to our lives and feel loved for who we are.
Take some time and moments for yourself
A moment for you as usual. How can we avoid feeling so empty and dissatisfied?
It is essential to take care of ourselves and prioritize our needs. It is necessary to learn to say no to others when necessary or not to go out or spend more hours in the office.
It does not mean being selfish but only learning to recharge your energy, think about your well-being and have time to relax and, why not, do absolutely nothing.
Take care of your body
Do you know the phrase “the body is my temple”? Hippocrates emphasized how the body must always be cared for and respected because it is part of us and leads us through life.
It means reading or carrying out activities that stimulate the brain and pampering it according to our needs.
It could also mean keeping us in shape, tidy, or neatly combed if that also reassures our spirits.
It means carrying out breathing exercises or meditation to calm anxiety or anguish, which also weigh down our bodies.
Everything is connected as always. We must learn to love our body, spirit, and mind.
Relationships in our life are a fact that we cannot ignore, but they must be a source of love, experience, and support.
So, equip yourself with patience and try to eliminate those relationships that have hurt you, but also take time to heal that evil inflicted on you.
Enjoy the moment
Enjoying the moment is a demanding exercise, but it can be gratifying for our well-being!
We are used to living projected into the past and the future, and we often forget about our present. Let’s take moments during the day; they can even be from a few seconds to a few minutes to savor the things we are experiencing. It could be the embrace of a family member, well-cooked food, a natural landscape, the parties of our pet, a message of love, or a laugh.
Organize your space
Organize where you live, work, or spend most of your time so that it can represent who you are, your wishes, and your needs. It must be organized and arranged so that it is comfortable, which encourages us not to go away, clean, and bright and to recall these sensations in us.
The sound of laughter cheers up the spirit, the body, and those around us.
It is an externalization of a feeling, in this case of happiness, and makes the environment and the day you are experiencing more cheerful and carefree. Laughing is part of the good things in life, and it has no side effects: take advantage of it as much as possible!
Exercise allows the body to release endorphins and feel better. It means just walking, dancing, or any physical activity that makes you feel good.
Physical activity improves psychological balance, mood, and self-esteem: a circle of positive emotions to be activated with a few simple steps!
Give yourself something that makes you feel good now, from make-up to the hairdresser to a massage.
Aesthetics also wants its part; if it does not become an obsession, it helps to feel better. The important thing is that these cuddles always feel better, not to please others.
Experience a moment of silence every day
Breathing and meditation can help restore balance and calm the mind, but even being silent for a few minutes can help eliminate daily chaos.
Keep a diary
Try to journal your thoughts or what you do every day. When we write down our thoughts and reread them after some time, it is much easier to become aware of what we have written and our feelings.
Writing helps us reflect and to know ourselves and others better.
Sing and dance
Choose a song, sing, and dance if you feel like it! It doesn’t matter that you know how to dance and sing; the important thing is letting yourself go and being permeated by the music.
Dancing affects memory circulation and makes the body release endorphins (like any physical activity).
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